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Oceans ventured

John F. Lehman

Oceans ventured

winning the Cold War at sea

by John F. Lehman

  • 327 Want to read
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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Military history,
  • Cold War,
  • National security,
  • United States,
  • World politics,
  • Sea-power,
  • Naval History,
  • History,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (289-313)and index.

    Other titlesWinning the Cold War at sea
    StatementJohn Lehman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840 .L419 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 330 pages
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958230M
    ISBN 100393254259
    ISBN 109780393254259
    OCLC/WorldCa1038421829

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      3 Stunning Kids Books About the Ocean. The Children’s Book Review | Septem The ocean is one of the most mesmerizing aspects of our planet and these three picture books are the perfect way to journey underwater and into the ocean with young readers—no swimming lessons required (although highly recommended, of course). Whether your kids have a fascination with ocean .   In his new book, Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea, former United States Secretary of the Navy Dr. John Lehman provides readers with the ultimate insider’s perspective on America’s Cold War struggles on the high seas.

    Oceans Ventured Winning the Cold War at Sea (Book): Lehman, John F.: "When Ronald Reagan took office in January , the United States and NATO were losing the Cold War. The USSR had superiority in conventional weapons and manpower in Europe, and had embarked on a massive program to gain naval preeminence. But Reagan already had a plan to end the Cold .   Oceans Ventured describes the men and events that enabled the Navy to snatch the strategic initiative from a Soviet navy determined to challenge the U.S. around the globe Oceans Ventured, in its engrossing and illuminating narrative, reminds us that numbers are less important than strategy.3/4(8).


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The United States Navy expanded and updated its forces, developed cutting edge technological solutions, and demonstrated a consistent ability to project overwhelming power forward into waters the Soviet Union regarded as sacrosanct.